IntelBX8071512700F
IntelBX8071512700K

12 Cores, 20 Threads @2.1GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q1 2022.

12 Cores, 20 Threads @3.6GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q4 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 58,354 user samples
5,856 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 115% Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 98% Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 98% Great: 115%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 1360
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO
52,498 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 121% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 104% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Poor: 104% Great: 121%
SPEED RANK: 6th / 1360
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
107 % 113 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
81.2 Pts 81.8 Pts +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
187 Pts 198 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
367 Pts 393 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+7%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
714 Pts 771 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+8%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1347 Pts 1458 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+8%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.3 Pts 93.7 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
198 Pts 212 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
387 Pts 419 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+8%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
755 Pts 828 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+10%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1454 Pts 1595 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+10%
Market Share
Based on 55,487,888 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.29 % 1.39 % Hugely higher market share.
+379%
Value
Value For Money
101 % 102 % +2%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
72 % 98 % Much more popular.
+36%
Price
Price (score)
$350 Cheaper.
+12%
$399
Age
Newest
8 Months More recent.
+20%
10 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
12 cores 12 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
20 threads 20 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
10 nm 10 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2.1 GHz 3.6 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+71%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.9 GHz 5 GHz +2%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
2386 Pts 2609 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+9%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2234 Pts 2409 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+8%
Series
CPU Architecture
Alder Lake Alder Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1700 FCLGA1700
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 770
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